Short Story Terms!. Flashback. Is a device in a narrative in which an event that happened in the past is inserted into the chronological order of the work. It is as if the story stops for a scene to go back to the past It provides background for the current narrative
Can you think of an example in a story or movie that has a flashback?
Strife and contention are ill things, which end in danger for all parties, if they have not the sense to be reconciled.